Skip to main content

About your Search

20121201
20121231
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)
to success for everett and jones, arguably the best known barbecue restaurant chain in northern california. five outlets with this, the jack london square location in oakland, the largest. >> those are homemade sausages. >> mike: it's owned and operated by dorothy king jurnigan and her children, four daughters and two sons. business acumen passed generation to generation. >> consistency. that's the key to having a successful business. >> knowing the history and where my grandmother went through to hit this business it just made me work harder and just love it. i love it. >> mike: it's a history that stretches back to a shoeless family in rural alabama, one that moved to oakland in the '50s and one that saw dorothy everett, a single mother of eight, open her first restaurant-- with that sauce-- in 1973. it provided a good living and created a desire for something more. >> my mom said to me "dorothy, they are not going to give a black woman that much money. >> mike: but they did and after a stint at the haas business school at u.c. berkeley, she opened this location, one that includes a musi
, and it was an evening event and is my won't i had lunch in a down scale barbecue place and sitting there munching down on my ribs and a working man came up to me, his clothe, he was clearly involved in physical labor and so on, and he said, weren't you the secretary of defense? i said yes. and he said, well my on is a marine and than thank you for hg his back. and as i told the people with me, that kind of thing means more to me than any medal or any recognition that anybody else could give me. and i the things i write about in the book is one of the reasons i decided it was time to leave was that i had come to care so much about the troops and about protecting them that i worried that i was not giving the president the kind of advice that i should, and as i write, i got to the point where i couldn't talk about them or to them without choking up. and so that was one of the reasons why i decided it was time to leave. >> rose: meaning your heart was overwhelming you? >> yeah. i just -- their service, their sacrifice, what they were putting up with, the fact they are all volunteers, it just became overw
sponsored by wpbt >> this is n.b.r. >> mike: from paint to pet food, hats to barbecue. as a nation, we make millions of products every year. but have you ever wondered just how those things are made and what drives those companies? tonight in this "n.b.r." special edition "made in america" we go to towns small and large to meet unique businesses building jobs and profits. that and more tonight on "n.b.r." good evening, i'm mike hegedus with an n.b.r. special edition, made in america. walking down kentucky street in downtown petaluma, california, but it could be anywhere, u.s.a. this is where small businesses live. small businesses that create two out of every three new jobs in the u.s.
.b.r. >> mike: from paint to pet food, hats to barbecue. as a nation, we make millions of products every year. but have you ever wondered just how those things are made and what drives those companies? tonight in this "n.b.r." special edition "made in america" we go to towns small and large to meet unique businesses building jobs and profits. that and more tonight on "n.b.r." good evening, i'm mike hegedus with an n.b.r. special edition, made in america. walking down kentucky street in downtown petaluma, california, but it could be anywhere, u.s.a. this is where small businesses live. small businesses that create two out of every three new jobs in the u.s.
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)